“A Native American tribe is helping a forest adapt to climate change”

“The Menominee project is a great example of climate change adaptation in the real world.” https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/09/a-native-american-tribe-is-helping-a-forest-adapt-to-climate-change/

“Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?”

“The country lost most of its trees more than a thousand years ago, when Viking settlers took their axes to the forests that covered one-quarter of the countryside. Now Icelanders would like to get some of those forests… Read More

“ICSI 2017 Kicks Off With Local Solutions to Global Sustainability Challenges”

Conference on sustainability views cities as a force for action. http://news.asce.org/icsi-2017-kicks-off-with-local-solutions-to-global-sustainability-challenges/

“Using LEED in transportation projects can lead to savings “

Putting more effort into planning and design saves money in the long run and is more sustainable. http://www.constructiondive.com/news/using-leed-in-transportation-projects-can-lead-to-savings/507766/

“Visit the World’s Only Carbon Negative Country”

Bhutan is the world’s only carbon negative country – even with tourism. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/asia/bhutan/carbon-negative-country-sustainability/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_fb20171018travel-bhutancarbon&utm_campaign=Content&sf122899990=1

“The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone”

“It’s called direct-air capture, and it consists of machines that work like a tree does, sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out from the air, but on steroids—capturing thousands of times more carbon in the same amount of time, and,… Read More

“Toshiba and Turkey’s Zorlu Energy Group in geothermal power generation”

“Under the terms of the PDA, Zorlu Energy Group will investigate steam flow, pressure levels and so on in three locations where Zorlu Energy Group plans to construct plants by October 2020, and if the results of survey… Read More

“Solar Motor Home For More Sustainable Vacations”

“Move over, tiny house, and take notes. German-based motorhome manufacturer Dethleffs recent e.home, an electric motorhome concept, is solar-paneled, clean battery-powered, comfortable, and bright. How about that for a sustainably sensible option for the camping family or the… Read More

“Two Big Banks Have Just Pledged to Go 100% Clean Energy By 2020”

“Banking giants are putting their money into clean energy with a pledge to be powered completely by renewable energy by 2020. JPMorgan and Citigroup have made this RE100 pledge, organized by The Climate Group alongside other companies like… Read More

“Duke Energy proposes first utility-scale battery storage projects in the Carolinas”

“Duke Energy Progress plans to spend $30 million by early 2019 on the first utility-scale battery storage projects in North Carolina. It proposes to install a nine-megawatt battery in Asheville and a four-megawatt battery in Hot Springs.” https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2017/09/21/duke-energy-proposes-first-utility-scale-battery.html